Tag: Creative Market

29
Mar

Infographic: The 10 basic elements of design

Need to refresh your memory on the basic elements of design? These elements can be isolated and defined in any visual. They are the structure of the work, and can carry a wide variety of messages. So, before tackling any design, Creative Market has created an infographic to help. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

20
Mar

Infographic: Photoshop cheatsheet for beginners

While there are plenty of online tutorials available, it’s often difficult for novice graphic designers to know where to start. When opening Photoshop for the first time, it’s easy to look at all the confusing features and buttons. If only there was a Photoshop cheatsheet that could help you get started.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

24
Jun

Common Photoshop mistakes and how to avoid them

As the industry standard, Photoshop is a powerful image editing tool for designers. There are lots of Photoshop resources around to help us keep on top of thing, including handy tutorials. But in the wrong hands it can affect quality and make things less productive.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

29
Feb

This quiz lets you see if you're a match for your client

Good business relationships rarely just happen. The match between Designers and their clients doesn’t always go smoothly once the honeymoon phase is over. The once-anticipated phone calls requesting new creative are now dreaded, and the previously infrequent and brief revision requests are now harsh critiques and redesigns.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

11
Dec

Humorous charts explain the life of a designer

Some things only a designer can relate to, such as the funny little lies they tell their clients or the ridiculous demands made by unbelievable clients in the industry. Due dates, specs, clients, and all sorts of little issues make every single day a challenge — yet other people somehow believe that we just colour for a living.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

13
Nov

A designer’s perspective vs that of non-designers

A designer’s perspective versus that of a non-designer can be a bit different. We see the world from a different point of view; the good and the bad.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

30
Oct

Get a scream out of the top designer fears

With Halloween coming up tomorrow, Creative Market asked designers to rank the worst of their fears depending on how scary each of them seemed at the moment. The results? Forget ghosts, spiders and haunted mansions, designers are afraid of creepier monsters like software crashes, coding and client expectations.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

15
Aug

Animated GIFs that only designers get

The design world has its ups and downs–from pain-in-the-ass clients, the frustration of being asked to work for free, to basking in the highs of little victories achieved during work. Creative Market has put together a comical collection of 25 GIFs that brilliantly capture the joys and agonies experienced by designers while on the job.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

03
Jul

Funny little lies that designers tell their clients

Honesty is the best policy – but who doesn’t tell a little white lie every now and again? Designers often exaggerate a little to maintain good relationships with clients.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

01
May

10 Humorous confessions of a guilty designer

Almost everyone has done something they’re not proud of at one time or another. Even if you’re a diligent designer, you’ve probably committed at least one or two design sins that’ve made you feel guilty.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.